Genealogy Humor


     1.  My family coat of arms ties at the that normal?

     2.  My family tree is a few branches short! All help appreciated.

     3.  My ancestors must be in a witness protection program!

     4.  Shake your family tree and watch the nuts fall!

     5.  My hobby is genealogy, I raise dust bunnies as pets.

     6.  How can one ancestor cause so much TROUBLE??

     7.  I looked into my family tree and found out I was a sap.

     8.  I'm not stuck, I'm ancestrally challenged.

     9.  I'm searching for myself;  Have you seen me?

    10. If only people came with pull-down menus and on-line help...

    11. Isn't genealogy fun? The answer to one problem leads to two more!

    12. It's 2007... Do you know where your-Gr-Gr-Grandparents are?

    13. A family reunion is an effective form of birth control.

    14. A family tree can wither if nobody tends its roots.

    15. A new cousin a day keeps the boredom away.

    16. After 30 days, unclaimed ancestors will be put up for  adoption.

    17. Am I the only person up my tree... sure seems like it and it is lonely up here.

    18. Every family tree produces some lemons, some nuts and a few bad apples.  Suck it up !!!

    19. Ever find an ancestor HANGING from the family tree?  By a ROPE??

    20. FLOOR: The place for storing your priceless genealogy records.

    21. Gene-Allergy: It's a contagious disease, but I love it.

    22. Genealogists are time unravelers.

    23. Genealogy is like playing hide and seek: They hide... I seek!

    24. Genealogy: Tracing yourself back to better people.

    25. "Crazy" is a relative term in my family.

    26. A pack rat is hard to live with, but makes a fine ancestor.

    27. I want to find ALL of them!  So far I only have a few thousand.

    28. I Should have asked them BEFORE they died!

    29. I think my ancestors had several "Bad heir" days.

    30. I'm always late. My ancestors arrived on the JUNE flower.

    31. Only a Genealogist regards a step backwards as progress.

    32. Share your knowledge; it is a way to achieve immortality.

    33. Heredity: Everyone believes in it until their children act like fools!

    34. It's an unusual family that hath neither a lady of the evening or a thief.

    35. Many a family tree needs a little pruning.

    36. Shh! Be very, very quiet . . . I'm hunting forebears.

    37. Snobs talk as if they had begotten their own ancestors!

    38. That's strange: half my ancestors are WOMEN!

    39. I'm not sick, I've just got fading genes.

    40. Genealogists live in the past lane.

    41. Cousins marrying cousins: Very tangled roots!

    42. Cousins marrying cousins: A non-branching family tree.

    43. All right!  Everybody out of the gene pool!

    44. Always willing to share my ignorance...

    45. Documentation . . . The hardest part of genealogy.

    46. Genealogy:  Chasing your own tale!

    47. Genealogy . . . will I ever find time do my laundry again?

    48. That's the problem with the gene pool: There are NO Lifeguards.

    49. I researched my family tree . . . and apparently I don't exist!

    50.  OK who peed in the gene pool???

    51. SO MANY ANCESTORS.........SO LITTLE TIME and I just have to find them so I will know who to blame!



BUFORD Families in America Book 2005

Addendum to Buford Book 2005






And my ALL-TIME favorite ~ TRIVIA

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